Plant Profile

Euphorbia corollata: Flowering Spurge, Tramp’s Spurge

Family: Spurge

Location: Holliday Lake State Park: Lakeshore Trail; Bear Creek Lake State Park:

Bloom Period: July—August

Habitat:  Open areas, roadside

Interesting Fact:

  • Stems and leaves produce a milky sap that is toxic and typical of spurges.
  • Plant often leans because of the weight on the flower heads.
  • Attracts wasps, flies, and bees.